Fly Away Fairies & Baby Blossoms 1882 L. Clarkson chromolithographed color bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Fly-Away Fairies and Baby-Blossoms, by L. Clarkson.
Published 1882, New York by E.P. Dutton.
c. 30 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with 16 full page chromo-lithographed plates.
Uncommon 19th century chromolithographed juvenile plate book.
Publisher's cloth spine binding, illustrated color pictorial paper covered boards.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, covers shaken from text block due to internal cracked hinges, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Light scattered soiling and small staining throughout, color plates all mostly clean.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10 1/2"H x 8" W.